Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova was given birth on June 27, 1985 in St Petersburg. She is a Russian professional player in tennis. She won the US Open (2004) and the French Open (2009) defeating Elena Dementieva and Dinara Safina. She was the Runner-up in Singles at the French Open 2006) and the 2007 US Open, both times to Belgian player Justine Henin. By May 17, 2010, Kuznetsova is ranked World No. 6.
Kuznetsova undergone her training in the Sanchez-Casal Academy in Spain and she was trained by Emilio Snchez and Stefan Ortega along with other coaches at the academy. But her major coaching relationship was with Stefan Ortega who was a regular personality in her player’s box and helped catapult her game. Right after some dismal results in the finals Kuznetsova has ended her relationship with Sanchez-Casal Academy and transferred to Moscow as the advice of Tennis Maestro Roger Federer and started coaching with experienced Russian coach Olga Morozova.
Kuznetsova is definitely an all-around tennis player as she has adapted her game to all surfaces. Her play is seen with her great serve and her heavy forehand. Kuznetsova’s serve is assisted by her strong physique, and she’s often considered to be one of many physically strongest players in the Tour together with the Williams’ sisters. Lots of tennis professionals state that her powerful inside-out forehand is among the best in the women’s game. She’s competent at beating winners of both wings. Her volleys are very effective, and she is effective at producing deft touch.
Kuznetsova began playing in tournaments in the ITF Circuit, winning her very first of title in the circuit in April 2001. Her very first performances in the main draws of tournaments in the main WTA Tour were at the Madrid Open in May of that year and at the Waikoloa Championships in Hawaii losing in the second round on both occasions.
Her last competition prior to the French Open was in Mutua Madrilea Madrid Open, where she lose in the first round to Shahar Pe’er. As the defending champion in the French Open (2010), Kuznetsova is the 6th seed. She defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-3, 6-1 during the first round and will face Andrea Petkovic in the second round.
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